‘17thCentury Saturdays’ at The Gables this Summer and Fall – Go Back in Time to Explore the Unknown

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SALEM — You don’t have to be an astronaut to explore the mysterious and the unknown. Instead, imagine yourself in Salem in the 1600s, when navigating the high seas was as dangerous and challenging as going to the moon. All are invited to The House of the Seven Gables for the first in a series [….]

The Alligators Get the Right of Way – The Phoenix School Grades 6-8 Go to the Everglades

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The Phoenix School’s 6th-8th graders recently got back from the Florida Everglades and have spent the last two weeks going over their research and discussing what they had learned on the journey. Since the Kindergarten through fifth graders had also completed a similar imaginary journey, the two groups were able to share notes and discuss [….]

‘Bewitched’ gave new meaning to ‘Witchcraft’ – Lecture Series at the House of the Seven Gables

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SALEM — “Bewitched” is more than a television show from the ‘70s, more than a controversial statue in downtown Salem, more than a twitchy nose. Salem, for whom ‘witchcraft’ holds uniquely somber meaning, saw its burden lighten when “Bewitched” was broadcast into tens of millions of homes in America. The show was a cultural influencer [….]

Phoenix School Imaginary Everglades Trip

Phoenix Airlines Flight 406 – Destination Everglades

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The classroom was full of the hustle and bustle of children shuffling quickly through a makeshift security line. “Take off your shoes and your belt and put all of your personal belongings in the bin to go through the scanner,” one fifth grade student said to a third grader in line. “Don’t forget to empty [….]

Design: Amanda Lynn Tulacz '19

Be Curious, Be Brave – Kurt T. Steinberg’s Inaugural Address at Montserrat

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Originally published at Montserrat.edu. Images courtesy of Montserrat College of Art. Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed.D., President, Montserrat College of Art Thank you to everyone that has taken the time to attend today’s transitional event for Montserrat College of Art. I would like to start with a quote by ceramics artist Brother Thomas…. It is right [….]

Imagining and Examining the Everglades at the Phoenix School

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by Joey Phoenix Spring is finally here and the students at The Phoenix School are gearing up for their annual adventure. This year, they’re trekking down to the Florida Everglades. Trips like these have been part of the school’s curriculum for years now as a way to create an engaging project that’s adaptable across age, [….]

Meet the Collective – Phoenix School Salem

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This rapidly changing world requires a different approach to education if the students of today are going to be successful adults in the future. In addition to a challenging academic curriculum designed to meet the needs of every child, the all-important 21st century skills of creative and critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, oral and written communication, and technology are integral parts of a Phoenix education. These are not new ideas to Phoenix. They have been part of our curriculum for 26 years. When your child walks through the door each day, you will know they are going to get the attention they need to meet the challenges they will face now and in the future.